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Latitude: 53.1726 / 53°10'21"N
Longitude: -3.1104 / 3°6'37"W
OS Eastings: 325874
OS Northings: 364521
OS Grid: SJ258645
Mapcode National: GBR 71.40Y8
Mapcode Global: WH776.6J34
Entry Name: Wat's Dyke: Sections S of Bryn y Bal
Scheduled Date: 4 August 1959
Source ID: 2214
Cadw Legacy ID: FL121
Schedule Class: Monument
Category: Earthwork (unclassified)
Period: Early Medieval
County: Flintshire (Sir y Fflint)
Built-Up Area: Buckley
Traditional County: Flintshire
The monument consists of the remains of a length of Wat’s Dyke, a presumed 8th century AD defensive bank and ditch.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of early medieval defensive organisation and settlement. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits. A linear earthwork may be part of a larger cluster of monuments and their importance can further enhanced by their group value.
The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.
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